Friday, 9 September 2016

Our latest designs from our studio September 2016



Our latest creations direct from our little studio .......


MISTER BLUE SKY



Mister Blue Sky is 7" high and created from vintage plush which is hand dyed.
He has a wobble neck joint with mat boot button glass eyes.
The sky blue vintage plush is very soft with paw pads from antique cream suede.
Mister Blue Sky wears a antique rosary fragment with milky blue stones and silver medallion.
ONE OFF 1/1 



JAVIER

 JAVIER

Javier is 7" high and created from hand dyed mohair in a beautiful shade of teal.
I have further aged and tinted his fur with darker sepia tones 
to give him a look of a very old bear.
He has a wobble neck joint and mat glass boot button style eyes.
Javier is loose jointed and traditional stuffing of wood wool.
He wears a vintage elephant charm on a shabby chain.
ONE OFF 1/1 RESERVED

VITTORIO




VITTORIO
Vittorio is 4.5"tall and created from very old antique blue mohair and white alpaca.
He has a mat eyes and fully jointed with a navy waxed nose.
Vittorio fur is aged and worn in places with cream vintage suede paw pads.
He wears a antique lace ruff with a fragment of crystal rosary chain.
ONE OFF ADOPTED

WILBUR

WILBUR
Wilbur is 4.5"high and created from oatmeal colour mohair.I have further aged and tinted his fur with darker sepia tones.He has a wobble neck joint with shiny glass eyes and has a worn stitched nose.
Wilbur is wearing a antique cream wool sailor coat the collar is made from a antique sailor collar.
His tiny brass antique button badge has a crown with the words English Made.
ONE OFF 1/1 ADOPTED


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Should you wish to adopt any of these designs please email or message me on facebook.

info@paulastrethill-smith.com

Thank you for visiting.

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Friday, 12 August 2016

Welcome to our Vintage Summer Collection 2016 ........


Welcome to our Vintage Summer Collection we hope you enjoy our latest designs.....

 PERIDOT

 PERIDOT

PERIDOT
Peridot is 10" high and created from genuine antique plush which I have hand dyed to a soft jade green.
I have further airbrushed and aged the plush to give a very vintage appearance.
Peridot has antique boot button eyes with a wobble head joint.
Stuffed with traditional wood wool which gives a scrunchy feel to his tummy.
Peridot has long spoon shaped paws with vintage suede paw pads 
A antique carved wood rosary necklace sets off this unusual color.
Limited Edition One Off 1/1 ADOPTED

 BARKER DOBSON

 BARKER DOBSON

BARKER DOBSON

Barker Dobson is 7" high Westie Puppy created from quality white mohair.
 Antique boot button eyes with a wobble neck joint and waxed nose.
Barker Dobson has wired limbs,sculpted paw pads from antique leather and hand painted toes.
His ears are lined in antique leather wired and hand tinted.
Barker Dobson is a cute handful size of a West highland terrier puppy and comes in his own vintage box.
The vintage sweet box with the name Barker Dobson 
was already printed on the lid.(hence his name!)
I added a old anchor print on vintage paper to give a nautical theme.
He wears a antique fabric sailor collar with vintage anchor button.
Limited Edition ONE OFF 1/1 ADOPTED

 CELADON


CELEDON
Celedon is 4.5" high and created from hand dyed mohair in a pale sea foam green.
I have aged and airbrushed his fur to give a very muted faded look.
Glass eyes wobble neck joint with antique old cream suede pads.
Traditional classic antique style bear.
Limited Edition of 3 Numbers Sold Out

MASTER TRISTAN

MASTER TRISTAN
Master Tristan is 6" high and created from soft washed white mohair.
He has matt boot button style glass eyes and a wobble neck joint.
Master Tristan is loosely jointed stuffed with wood wool.
He wears a antique fine wool sailor jacket.The sailor collar is made from a child's Edwardian sailor collar.
I have trimmed his coat vintage brass buttons and antique silk velvet ribbon.
Master Tristan comes with his miniature vintage glass ship in a bottle with the label "Lands End"
Limited Edition ONE OFF 1/1 ADOPTED

 LUNA
 LUNA
LUNA
Luna is 3.5" high.With her mermaid tail she measures 4.5" 
created from soft cream and pale pink hand dyed mohair.
Luna has glass eyes and a wobble neck joint.
She wears a mermaid costume the tail of which 
can be removed so she can walk on dry land!
I have used vintage 1950's fabric for her tail and added antique sequins.
Her bikini top is created from vintage shell charms from an old bracelet.
Luna comes in a vintage shell box with fishing nets.
Limited Edition ONE OFF 1/1 ADOPTED

 WINKLE

WINKLE
Winkle is 3.5" high created from genuine antique mohair in cinnamon colour.
Winkle is one of our tiny miniature bears with matt glass eyes and wobble neck joint.
I have further airbrushed and tinted his fur to give him the look of a very old bear.
 He wears a vintage linen sailor suit with aqua blue collar and tiny antique pearl buttons.
Limited Edition ONE OFF 1/1 ADOPTED

 LIBELLULE

 LIBELLULE

LIBELLULE

Libellule is 3.5" high and created from vintage black navy plush.
This butterfly bear is named Libellule which is French for dragon fly.
I have already used Papillion so just loved this name for her.
She is one of our tiny miniature bears with our own sculpted and airbrushed butterfly wings.
The wings created from French millinery silk velvet and sculpted using our own techniques.
Limited Edition of 5 Number 1 Adopted 

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Thank you for visiting should you wish to adopt any of the designs or require further information.
please email me
info@paulastrethill-smith.com
or
p.strethillsmith@gmail.com

or message
 me on facebook



Friday, 29 July 2016

You are cordially invited to our next blog show.

Vintage Summer Collection


We are busy creating some new designs for our summer blog show.
We hope you will join us on our blog
Thursday 11th August 2016
at 7.30pm UK Time

Warm Sunshine Wishes 
Paula
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Thursday, 12 May 2016

Teddy Collection 2016

Welcome to our latest teddy bear designs fresh from our studio.......


REBECCA

REBECCA
Rebecca is 6.5" high and created from a soft German mohair in faded cinnamon with darker airbrushed tints.
She has a wobble neck joint matt glass eyes. Rebecca wears a antique cream lace gown with silk lined bodice trimmed with vintage taupe ribbon and matching antiqueVictorian button.
She wears our antique leather shoes hand stitched with leather soles.
ONE OFF 1/1ADOPTED


 JASMINE

 JASMINE
Jasmine is 7" high and created from antique white mohair and hand dyed soft pink mohair.
She has a wobble neck joint and matt glass eyes.
Jasmine is loosely jointed and trimmed with vintage ribbon and diamante button.
She carries a posy of antique velvet flowers in pastel shades.
ONE OFF 1/1 ADOPTED

 LUKA
 LUKA
Luka is 4.5" high and created from old cream German mohair.
He has a wobble neck joint and shiny glass eyes.His nose is stitched in faded apricot thread.
Luka wears a vintage linen sailor jacket with antique trim and tiny mop button.
ONE OFF 1/1 ADOPTED

 FRANZ

 FRANZ
Franz is 3.5 high and created from genuine antique mohair in cinnamon.
I have further tinted his fur with darker tints to his face and paws.
He has a wobble neck join and matt glass eyes.
Franz is loosely jointed and traditionally stuffed with wood wool shavings.
ONE OFF 1/1 ADOPTED


 OLD FINNEGAN

 OLD FINNEGAN
Old Finnegan is 3" high one of our tiniest bears.
He is made from antique mohair which is quite worn in places.
He has a wobble neck joint and matt eyes.
Old Finnegan wears a vintage white linen sailor shirt with navy vintage linen collar.
Trimmed with tiny brass buttons.
ONE OFF 1/1 ADOPTED

 JESSAMINE

JESSAMINE
Jessamine is 3.75" and created from vintage plush in chalky pink.
I have over dyed a cream vintage plush to give a shabby look.
She has wobble neck joint and matt glass eyes.
Jessamine wears a cream antique linen and lace dress trimmed with antique silk ribbon
 flower and crystal rosary bead.
ONE OFF 1/1 ADOPTED

 

Thank you for visiting our blog show.
Should you wish to adopt any of the available bears please contact me.

My email seems to be working now but if you have problems use the gmail one.
info@paulastrethill-smith.com
p.strethillsmith@gmail.com

or you can message me on facebook


Warm Wishes 
Paula & Simon

Friday, 6 May 2016

Teddy Collection Online Show

You are cordially invited to view our latest collection of Teddy Bears on Thursday12th May 2016 at 7.30 pm 



We look forward to showing you our latest designs next Thursday.
Warm wishes 
Paula & Simon
x


Wednesday, 23 March 2016

Happy Easter Bunny!


Freshly hatched from our studio welcome to our Happy Easter Bunny!


Happy Easter Bunny

Happy Easter Bunny  6" high to tip of his ears created from vintage hand dyed plush in old white and pale pink shades.Happy Easter Bunny has a wobble neck joint matt eyes.His ears are lined with suedette tinted and wired so they can be posed up or down.
He sits in his vintage shabby Easter egg tin decorated with beautiful spring lambs,bunnies and chicks.
Happy Easter Bunny also has a bouquet of antique spring flowers.
ONE OFF 1/1 ADOPTED







Happy Easter Bunny

Should you wish to adopt this little bunny please email me at
info@paulastrethill-smith.com
or message me on facebook.
Thanks Paula 
Wishing you all a Happy Easter with lots of treats.
x

Tuesday, 1 March 2016

Latest Designs from Hugglets Winter Bear Fest 2016


Hello we are just back from Hugglets Winter Bear Fest we had a lovely day as usual a really nice event.
Here are a few pictures of some of our designs that we took with us a few of which are still available.
Email me for further details....info@paulastrethill-smith.com or message me on facebook.


Master Edmund  1/1 ADOPTED


Old Jakub  ADOPTED

RYAN ADOPTED

Spring Bunny
Spring Bunny is 10" to the tip of of ears and created from soft white alpaca.
She has sculpted face with dusty pink eyes and wobble neck joint.Her ears are lined with vintage silk velvet and aged and tinted pinks and greys.
Spring Bunny wears a linen and vintage cotton pale pink dress with rosebuds and for-get-me-not print.
She carries a vintage bouquet of velvet pink flowers and for-get-me-nots.
She has our trademark antique leather shoes hand stitched with leather soles
Limited Edition One Off 1/1 ADOPTED


Spring Bunny
Spring Bunny
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OLD VIOLA
Old Viola
Old Viola is 7" high created from hand dyed vintage plush in a faded lavender grey.
I have tinted her fur in places with a dark grey.
She has matt glass boot button style eyes.Loosely jointed with a wobble neck joint.
She comes with her vintage key and a beautiful bouquet of vintage velvet violas.
Limited Edition 1/1 ADOPTED


LUKE

LUKE
Luke is 8" high and created from very soft wavy German mohair in oatmeal colour. 
I have further aged and tinted his fur.
He has matt flat eyes and a wobble neck joint.
Luke wears a fine antique cream wool jacket with red trim on cuffs and opening.
Limited Edition 1/1 ADOPTED



THANKS FOR VISITING 
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